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the memorial was so big, organizers moved it to hp pavilion in san jose. mm martha, you were at the event. what struck you about it? >> it was really a sad, sad day. it was shakingly sad. there came a moment when one of the officers' partners picked up their son, 5-year-old waukeen. he has his mom's hat over his eyes and holding a teddy bear. you just see this is a kid who's never going to have his mom again. and, you know, her longtime boyfriend just said that he had promised her when he had seen her body that he would always take care of these kids. there were so many people who just loved both of these officers. >> this was really kind of an unprecedented outpouring of grief for santa cruz when they decided to move it from kaiser permanente arena downtown to hp pavilion, it was clear they weren't sure exactly what kind of reaction they were going to get or how deeply the community needed to grieve to get this out of its system. >> it's true. this wasn't just the community of santa cruz grieving by any stretch. what happened at hp pavilion was police from all over californi
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is a professor of kinesiology at san jose state.
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rogers, science and environment reporter for the "san jose mercury news." tom vacar, consumer editor for ktvu news. and martha mendoza, reporter for the "associated press" based in santa cruz. welcome, everyone. yesterday, thousands of law enforcement officers came together in honor of santa cruz police sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler, shot dead last week by a suspect they were questioning bo